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      Preparing a Letter of Invitation

        • Letter of invitation is required if visit is for more than a couple of days.

          *N.B. Letters will be done centrally on behalf of researchers via the Online Visitor request form. Click here to be redirected to form.


        • Information absolutely required in the letter of invitation:

            • Name of visitor
            • Name of institution
            • Visitor's title
            • Duration of stay
            • Funding, if any
            • Personal insurance coverage prior to arrival


        • Letter may also include:
            • Payment of living allowance
            • Reimbursement of expenses
            • Travel to conferences, if anticipated, may require a Visa
            • Library borrowing privileges
            • SOCS E-Mail account
            • Office, or access to lab
            • Equipment available


        • Sample Letters:


        • Resource Contact:
            • Tricia Bernier (x 00075) or Tricia.Bernier AT